Millennium Confucius Classroom of Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) participated in the 2018 Joint Conference of Partial Confucius Institute in Asia held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.RMS Chinese Language Department Head Mona Kanwal, China Radio International (CRI) and Millennium Confucius Classroom proactively participated in the Joint Conference of Partial Confucius Institute. Delegates from Confucius Institutes/Classrooms, Chinese Partner Companies, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Confucius Institute Headquarters, Sri Lanka Partner Universities, Sri Lanka Local Chinese Teachers, Chinese Organisations in Sri Lanka participated in the Joint Conference.A 100 delegates from eight Asian countries including Pakistan, Turkey, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Sri Lanka, India and Nepal participated in the joint conference. The opportunities and limitations for the improvement of Confucius Institute & Classrooms were discussed in the conference. The welcome speech at the opening ceremony was delivered by the Confucius Institute Headquarters Deputy Chief Executive and Deputy Director General of Hanban, China Yu Yunfeng. The establishment of Confucius Institutes & Classrooms has not only enabled Chinese language to reach out to communities but it has provided the students with more opportunities. The conference was a shared recognition of all the participants of the Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms from eight Asian countries. The Confucius Institute is an important institution of Chinese education and popularisation of Chinese culture worldwide.RMS under the leadership and vision of its CEO Faisal Mushtaq, launched the unique Chinese Language School Initiative eight years before where now 8,500 students of RMS are learning Chinese language on full time basis as part of their structured academic study plan and language curriculum from Grade 1 to Grade 7. CRI-Millennium Confucius Classroom Programme as millennia’s have coined a new generation of young Pakistanis educating themselves with a desire, determination and drive to look for opportunities across all areas of education, trade, commerce, tourism, industry, business and research to help transform Pakistan and China’s long standing historic friendship into a partnership. This language initiative will enable the youth to think about the challenges of tomorrow.The closing ceremony of the joint conference of Partial Confucius Institutes/Classrooms exhibited the achievements of Confucius Institutes/Classrooms and laid emphasis on the localisation of teachers training programmes in China.Published in Daily Times, July 3rd 2018.